Science fiction helped Paul Kantner escape the drudgery of his childhood existence, then it fired his imagination as Jefferson Airplane transformed into Jefferson Starship.
Something Else! Interviews
Jeff Young, a regular collaborator with Jackson Browne, Donald Fagen and Steely Dan, joins Preston Frazier ahead of a solo album release party to be held in Los Angeles.
Billy Sherwood goes in depth with Douglas Harr on his new solo project ‘Citizen,’ and discusses Yes’ surprise setlist addition during Cruise to the Edge.
Eddie Van Halen must have been paying close attention to Steve Hackett’s unique approach to the song, released in November 1971 on Genesis’ ‘Nursery Cryme.’
Mats Gustafsson joins Sammy Stein in a brutally honest discussion on the industry, travel these days and the resistance required to make good jazz.
Badfinger’s Joey Molland talks to us about a moment of inspiration on “No Matter What,” which arrived as part of ‘No Dice’ this month in 1970.
Adam Larson joins Preston Frazier for a rangy Something Else! Sitdown with details on his new LP, early influences and favorite music.
Greg Gonzalez joins Preston Frazier to discuss Grupo Fantasma’s new album, and the origins of their unique blend of Latin, rock and funk sounds.
Allen Toussaint, who has died at 77, was always content to work behind the scenes – until a devastating storm swept him from New Orleans.
Stanley Clarke made a key assist on Paul McCartney’s ‘Pipes of Peace,’ released Oct. 31, 1983. He tells us why those sessions were among his favorites.